Official Information of the University regarding Coronavirus

The University of Vienna reserves the right to withdraw nominations in regions with a high security risk, even at a short notice. In any case, stays in countries with a high security risk (level 5-6) are not possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about the topic of coronavirus:

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Current Information on Corona- University of Vienna

Current Information from the University management

Information of Ministries and Health Organisations

Please find information on SARS CoV-2 on the websites of AGES, the Ministry of Social Affairs, Health Care and Consumer Protecion and the City of Vienna.

Please also note the travel warnings on the website of the Ministry of European and International Affairs.

Information for

Incoming Students

Due to SARS CoV-2, teaching at the University of Vienna in the winter semester of 2020/2021 will take place in hybrid form. This means that courses are held online, on site and in a mixed form, where some students attend the course on site and some join the course online. You find up-to-date information, tips and tricks as well as the most important FAQs on studying remotely for students >>here. The University of Vienna supports all incoming students to finish their semester successfully.

>> More Information for Erasmus+ Incomings (Winter Semester 2020/21)

>> More Information for Non EU Incomings (Winter Semester 2020/21)

>> More Information for Erasmus+ International Incomings (Winter Semester 2020/21)

FAQ for Incoming Students


You would like to get some tips regarding remote studying?
You have questions about your Erasmus grant?
Where do I find information regarding the coronavirus, what do I do if I feel ill?
Will I be able to finish courses at the University of Vienna, once I have travelled back to my home university?
You want to return home but aren’t sure if/for how long it will be possible
You want to finish the semester at the University of Vienna via remote learning from home
You decide to withdraw from the program, and end your stay at the University of Vienna
You have questions about your courses/course registration at the University of Vienna
You have more general questions about the university operations (University of Vienna)
You want to deregister at the Municipal District Office
What can I do in Vienna now that everything is closed?
Who can I contact if I am in need of emotional or psychological support?

Information on

Staff Mobility

The Staff Mobility Team advises you on questions about staff mobility:

Information on

Erasmus+ Projects

Due to Europe-wide measures to stem the COVID-19 crisis the deadlines for ongoing Erasmus+ calls have been extended.
The International Office continues to check project proposals formally and to forward them to the rectorate.

In order to be processed the project documents, including information on the budget as well as on the project team’s composition, are required to be in their final stages. The faculty management's declaration of consent can currently be granted by email. Please be aware that the signature process may take longer than usual and that the signature is given without a stamp.
The European Commission allows to temporarily suspend ongoing Erasmus+ partnership projects and to reschedule planned activities to a later date. Please refer to your desk officer for further information.

The National Agency’s latest information on Erasmus+ projects is published here.
The European Commission’s essential practical advice can be found in this factsheet.